Simon Willison’s Weblog


Wednesday, 1st September 2004

Learning Computer Science (via) I agree with most of this. # 10:43 pm

An Introduction to HTTP Fingerprinting (via) Identifying an HTTP server by probing its HTTP protocol support. # 4:19 pm

Wikipedia is beautiful. So says Tim Bray, eloquent as always. # 5:45 am

manifesto.mp3 (via) The only audio blog you’ll ever need to hear. Hell yeah. # 5:28 am

How to track an RSS feed

According to the HTTP specification, RSS/Atom aggregators should obey the HTTP 301 Moved Permanently header by altering the stored subscription URL for the feed they are attempting to retrieve.

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